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Senior Economist : Policy Planning

Date Posted: Nov 08, 2019

Job Description

MRA is recruiting:



To conduct economic evaluations of economic theory and knowledge

Reports to: Manager Corporate and Policy Planning


  • Analyze the impact of tax policies on tax administration, taxpayers and other stakeholders
  • Develop, analyze and evaluate new and existing tax policies
  • Analyze the performance of new and existing tax policies on revenue collection
  • Evaluate the formulated budget plans and projects to ensure that they are consisted with the country’s macroeconomic conditions
  • Monitor regional, bilateral and international economic development and assessing their impact on tax administration
  • Reviewing MRA’s revenue performance reports
  • Prepare and produce revenue related analytical reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics or Finance or Business Economics from a recognized university (A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage)
  • Computer literacy in relevant computer packages such as Microsoft Office, Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), STATA, or other statistical analysis packages.

Minimum years of experience
  • Three years’ experience in public finance or taxation and tax policy analysis

  • Understanding of public policy development and implementation
  • Knowledge of policy analysis, formulation and interpretation
  • Knowledge in economic analysis and studies, ideally related to public finance and tax policy issues,
  • Knowledge in developing models to analyze tax policy issues and produce revenue estimates and receipts forecasts, using micro-simulation, econometric and other statistical techniques,
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Good understand of MRA’s core business.
  • Good understanding of Malawi tax system and tax policies.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit their application letters together with updated curriculum vitae and three traceable referees to:

The Commissioner General,
Malawi Revenue Authority,
P/Bag 247,

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Closing date for receiving applications is Friday 22 November, 2019

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